International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Case Study on Cracks in Public Buildings and their Remedies

Rishabh Pathak, Deepak Rastogi


Abstract: Cracks are inherent and detrimental elements of building detailed investigation should be carried out regularly to ensure the assessabillity and serviceability of the building. For rehabilitation of cracks it is important to understand the causes and the types of cracks appeared in the structure. This paper shortly describes the causes and types of cracks and their remedial measures. Non destructive testing methods are used to access the strength of the structure at a first instance to know the actual state of the structure whether it will be serviceable/workable or to be demolished. Few case studies were conducted at different public buildings at Gwalior M. P. (1) Political science, economic and archaeological blocks of Jiwaji University. (2) Moti Mahal building. (3) NITM (Nagaji institute of Technology and Management building. Which were reported cracks and they were in suspension to whether it will work or should be demolished. The purpose of this study is to determine the position of structure whether it is further serviceable or not and secondly, if we use the same building how it will be repaired.


Keywords: Cracks, Public Building, Remedies


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 325 - 329


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Rishabh Pathak, Deepak Rastogi, "Case Study on Cracks in Public Buildings and their Remedies", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173175, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 325 - 329

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